Dr. Smith received his medical degree from Emory University in Atlanta and completed his residency at Emory in 1989. At that time, he joined Drs. James Nichols and Antonio Valdes-Rodriguez at Kingsport Neurological Associates. He is Board Certified in Neurological Surgery and is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Special interests include frameless stereotactic surgery, cerebrovascular disease, head injury, and treatment of chronic pain disorders. Dr. Smith is a native of Birmingham, Alabama.